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Is Your Business Prepared?

By Karen Ridder Photos by David Vincent   It is one of the most important tools for a successful small business, but most owners are too busy working to consider…

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Rising from the Ashes

By Lisa Loewen Photos by Kyle DeRodes, Flash Forward Photography Imagine the phone ringing in the wee hours of the morning; the voice on the other end telling you the…

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Made in Topeka Series

By Melissa Brunner Spotlight on:   Winter 2015 Issue PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. Blind Tiger Brewery Glacier’s Edge Vineyard & Winery   Fall 2015 Issue Moburts Cashmere Gourmet Popcorn Hazel Hill…

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Made in Topeka Spotlight: Pedal Pad

By Melissa Brunner Photos by David Vincent If necessity is the mother of all invention, then Michael Stratton is an ideal father: nurturing his idea through infancy; allowing it to…

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Made in Topeka Spotlight: Innovia Films

By Melissa Brunner Photos by David Vincent Next time you unwrap a piece of candy or slice of cheese, you’re getting a taste of a unique industrial product made close…

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Made in Topeka Spotlight: Pedro Lopez Brand

By Melissa Brunner Photos by David Vincent It’s one thing to like a particular product. It’s another matter to like it so much that you purchase the company to ensure…

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INNOVATION: Alternative Fuels

By Kathy Webber Photos by David Vincent Technology today allows companies the opportunity to look outside the box and find new and innovative ways to do business.  Sometimes those innovations…

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Forgive. Fail. Fly.

By Tara Dimick, Forgive. As my 2-year-old daughter likes to sing, “Let it go. Let it go.” The ability to forgive starts with accepting that we are all human and…

Ryan Baty of THE mattress HUB; Tien Huynh of Huynh Investments; Martha Piland of MB Piland Advertising & Marketing; and Matt Michaelis of Emprise Bank serve as business plan judges at the Youth Entrepreneur Final Flyers in Wichita on Thursday.

The YE Flyers

Youth Entrepreneurs hosted the final round of their annual business competition and recognition celebration, The Flyers, on Thursday, May 28 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Airport. Topeka West High…

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Once You Were Responsible – Rich’s Rule # 8

By Rich Drinon Once You Were Responsible – Now You Are Accountable Once upon a time you were hired to do a job.  You took responsibility, did the job well and…